Posts Tagged ‘recruitment’

7 Ways an Aging Workforce Will Affect HR

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The number of employees working into their senior years continues to grow for a variety of reasons, with financial need, the failure of private pension plans, and lack of sufficient health benefits being among the most prominent. Older workers typically bring many vital assets to the table, such as solid life experience, better attitudes, work…

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10 Recruitment Techniques for Post-Recession War for Talent

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As the economy begins to mend itself, we are already beginning to see a slow growth in the formation of new jobs. History shows that for every recession, a rapid period of growth follows shortly thereafter. If you are among the lucky HR professionals to have survived “The Great Recession”, now would be a good…

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The Passive Job Seeker Is Golden

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Especially in today’s economic environment, employers are becoming increasingly “choosy” with regard to whom they hire… and rightfully so. With the unemployment rate reaching highs that we have not seen in decades, more and more job seekers have resorted to “fabricated enthusiasm” in hopes of impressing recruiters. These candidates are willing to settle for a…

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How to “Sell” Hard to Fill Job Positions at Your Company

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Even though we are still experiencing high unemployment, every recruiter has positions in their company that seem impossible to fill. Sometimes it’s an inconsistency between the expectations of the position and the proposed salary. Or perhaps it’s a position that unrealistically encompasses too many job categories; such as “need knowledge of graphic design, marketing, database…

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More Patient than Impatiens

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They say nothing in life is certain except death and taxes. In my small nook of the world, the other certainty is the little house I pass going to and from work that plants hundreds of impatiens along the roadside every year. They start as small seedlings in early spring, and by the summer they…

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Welcome/New Media Intro

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This is the official Sanna Mattson MacLeod blog, where each week you’ll find blog posts from a member of the SMM team. We are a full-service advertising agency, which means you’ll be seeing posts related to each of departments, such as Recruitment, Art, Media, Communication, Creative and — my personal favorite —New, or Social Media.…

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